Instructions on how to make a knife block out of books | Euromaxx - DIY | DW | 01.12.2017

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Instructions on how to make a knife block out of books

Today our DIY expert Sari Hansen is going to show you how to breathe new life into your old books. It’s super-easy, and super-fast to do, and looks pretty cool.

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Do it yourself – Knife Block

You'll need

  • books. Best is if their colors go together
  • a hot-melt glue gun
  • some twine
  • and knives, of course


DIY-Messerblock-3 (Sari Hansen)

First, glue the books together.

It's enough to put some hot-melt gluein the corners and the middle of the books.

Stand one book on itsend and press it against the next.

Do that one book after the other.

DIY-Messerblock-4 (Sari Hansen)

Finally, wrap the twine twice around the block of books.

Tie the ends on the back side.

DIY-Messerblock-6 (Sari Hansen)

That's it! You can now store knives in your new knife block.


Good to know

If you don’t have books that match color-wise, you can stick different books together and spray the block with the color of your choice.

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